Friday, February 03, 2006

CNN Sudan Alerts: 2/3/2006

African summit's first issue: Should Sudan lead?
Human rights concerns in Darfur cast shadow over Khartoum01/23/06 08:18 PM, ESTAfrican leaders began their annual summit Monday in disarray, failing to resolve dissension over Sudan's bid to serve as chair of the 53-state body while it stands accused of complicity in the conflict in Western Darfur.

Mediators push Darfur rebels to strike deal
02/03/06 08:41 AM, EST
International mediators are increasing pressure on fractious rebel groups from Sudan's Darfur region to strike a peace deal with the government, delegates at talks in Nigeria said Friday.

Save Darfur News
This week in Sudan

Despite the lack of progress in Sudan, opinion makers and advocacy groups here in the U.S. have continued to move Darfur into the public consciousness. These efforts include a national call-in day pushing for a UN takeover and a stronger peacekeeping force, editorials on the need for stronger action, and the Million Voices for Darfur postcard campaign.

Bush references genocide in State of the Union Address but declines specifics
Sudan Tribune – 2/01/2006
The State of Energy
The New York Times - 2/01/2006
US Assumes UN Security Council Presidency - Urged to Take Action on Darfur
Voice of America – 2/01/2006
U.S. and Britain press for U.N. troops in Darfur
Reuters - 2/1/2006
Darfur battles erupt; new sanctions urged
Chicago Tribune - 1/27/2006
A no-flight zone is key
International Herald Tribune - 2/01/2006
Jewish Organizations Plan a Big Push against Genocide in Darfur
Forward - 1/27/2006